You know that too much alcohol can impair your brain functions and harm your liver, but did you know it also can cause damage to your teeth? Heavy drinkers especially are more prone to tooth issues such as higher levels of plaque, gum disease, tooth decay, and mouth sores. Those who drink heavily are also at risk of oral cancer or are three times more likely to experience tooth loss.Details
There has been a lot of debate about whether water flossing or traditional string flossing is better for oral health. On one hand, string flossing is more well known and trusted by dentists, but water flossing has gained some traction recently with its ease of use. Let’s take a look at the benefits of each flossing method and see what’s right for your teeth.Details
Coffee and tea can both provide you with the extra energy you need to get through the day, making it the drink of choice for many as they start their day. However, they can also stain your teeth, making your otherwise healthy teeth appear dirty with a brown or yellow tint.
Thankfully, there are a few things you can do so you can still enjoy your favorite beverages without discoloring your teeth.Details
Cosmetic dentistry is a relatively new area of dentistry. Before, there weren’t very many ways to achieve a beautiful smile with most dentistry being focused on making your teeth healthy and strong rather than making your teeth look beautiful. However, there have been instances throughout history where dentistry attempted to make teeth look beautiful.Details
Trying to go on with your daily life with itchy gums can be hard to do. What starts as a small tickle can soon turn into a strong feeling of discomfort. While it’s important to go to a dentist to ensure that your oral health is not at risk, understanding where the itchiness could be coming from is something that needs to be done to prevent future problems.Details